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NOPD nabs New Orleans East Subway robber

NEW ORLEANS (WVUE) -

New Orleans police are investigating a Wednesday armed robbery in New Orleans East.

Just after 7 p.m. a man walked into the Subway restaurant in the 5900 block of Bullard Avenue.  The man acted as if he was attempting to make a purchase. 

The suspect implied he had a weapon and store employees fled to the rear of the store for safety. The suspect over the counter and took the register drawer.

The subject fled the restaurant but was later apprehended.

Police have identified the arrested suspect as 44-year-old Douglas Brown. He is charged with first degree robbery.

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